CMRS Summer Short Courses (1 – 26 July, 2018)
The Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS) at The American University in Cairo (AUC) is offering the following short courses during the month of July 2018:
1. International Refugee Law (July 1 – 5, 2018) by Parastou Hassouri, Refugee & Migration Law Consultant
2. Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling in the Middle East and North Africa Region: Laws, Policies, and Actors (July 8 – 12, 2018) by Nourhan Abdel Aziz, Research Associate, Center for Migration and Refugee Studies AUC.
3. Gender and Refuge: what kind of dance partners? (15 – 19 July, 2018) by Alexandra Parrs, Visiting professor, American University in Belgium and research associate, CeMIS, University of Antwerp.
4. Palestinian Refugees (July 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 2018) by Tahreer Araj, Assistant professor of Sociology, the American University in Cairo.
Eligibility for all courses:
Requirements: These courses are offered for graduate and postgraduate students, and researchers as well as practitioners working with migrants and refugees. A minimum knowledge of displacement and migration terminologies and context is a requirement for participation in any of the four courses.
All courses are conducted in English and no translation facilities are provided. Participants should have a very good command of the English language. Each course will run from 9.30 am till 4pm for five days.
Interested applicants can apply for one course or for all courses.
Number of Participants: minimum of 12 in each course
NB: Non- Egyptian applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early because it takes more than one month to obtain Egyptian visa.
Dates and Location:
Courses will take place at AUC Tahrir Campus. The exact location and room numbers will be forwarded to accepted participants before the start of the courses.
See http://schools.aucegypt.edu/GAPP/cmrs/outreach/Pages/summer2018ShortCourses.aspx for full details.
- Deadline for submitting applications for all courses: 25 May 2018
- Deadline for paying course deposit (30% of the course’s fee): 5 days after receiving the notification of acceptance
1) The fee for International participants is $ 500 per course. Participants are expected to pay a 30% of the total fees ($150) as a deposit.
2) The Fee for Egyptians and residents in Egypt is EGP 4000. Participants are expected to pay the total fees as a deposit.
Please pay attention to the deposit deadline and kindly note that the deposit is non-refundable. More information on payment method will be provided to accepted participants.
Tuition fees will cover course materials and two coffee breaks per course per-day. Participants are responsible for securing their visa, and cover the expenses of their travel to Egypt, as well as their accommodation and local transportation in Egypt.
Independent researchers and students from Egypt and the global south can apply for a limited number of scholarships for tuition waiver. The accepted participants for tuition waiver would still be responsible for their travel expenses and accommodation in Cairo. Tuition waiver is not intended for participants who can be funded by their own institutions.
To apply for the courses:
1. Fill out the application form: http://schools.aucegypt.edu/GAPP/cmrs/Documents/Summer%202018%20Short%20Courses%20Application.pdf
2. Send the application form to [log in to unmask] with your most recent C.V; Att. Naseem Hashim
Applicants may apply to and be accepted in more than one course. Please do not hesitate to contact [log in to unmask] if you have any difficulty with the application process.
Applicants accepted for the course will be notified by email within a week after the deadline for submitting the application.
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